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On Wednesday, February 14 the New York Times released an article titled What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn. The outlet asked the “question can teens be taught to see pornography more critically?” For insight, contributing writer Maggie Jones turned to a “Porn Literacy” class, a course currently funded publicly and taught to Boston high school students. While

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Respect begins with believing “I am worthy of love.” If you do not believe you are worthy of love and respect, you may allow yourself to be disrespected or disrespect others. Believe that you are worthy of love and honor because God gave us infinite value when He gave His Son for us. He knows

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Abstinence Clearinghouse Founder Leslee Unruh will be a keynote speaker at the Heartbeat International Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. The conference will be held from April 10-12. Click HERE to view a full list of workshops, keynote speakers and to register!

Abstinence Clearinghouse Founder Leslee Unruh had the opportunity to share about the organizations mission and goals in California last week. She also shared about the important role of parents as the primary educators of their children. We look forward to helping plan more Purity Balls and Knight to Remember events in the coming year!

When Jordan and her husband met, he was a D1 college football player and she was part of a sorority on campus. On her blog, SoulScripts, Jordan describes the immense pressure and mixed messages the couple was faced with when they chose to save sex for marriage. Learn how they chose to engage in active dating, created

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The following is an excerpt from Dan Elliott, the individual who photographed the Abstinence Clearinghouse’s Purity Ball event on Saturday, January 27: It’s not easy for a Dad to take his little girl to a Purity Ball, and it’s not easy for a daughter either. It’s a date to a ball, and it’s not like those come around

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The National Abstinence Clearinghouse hosted a Purity Ball event for fathers (or father figures) and daughters on Saturday, January 27th. The event was designed for father figures and daughters ages 12-18 to focus on virtue, integrity and purity until marriage. The evening included guest speaker Jeffrey Dean, dessert and a dance! Visit our Facebook page for videos and

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Parents, talking with your children about purity doesn’t have to be scary. Even if you didn’t make the best decisions in the past, you can still speak truth in the lives of your children. Consider the following tips from our book Abstinence 101 on talking with your children: Treat sex education as a process. Educating children about

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Virtue isn’t something that is often talked about on the news or media. So what is virtue and why is it important? In short, virtue is a word used to describe someone who shows high moral standards. This may sound easy, but living a virtuous life requires developing positive habits, not just making one good

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On Friday, January 12, the National Abstinence Clearinghouse hosted a Knight to Remember. This memorable event was designed for mothers and sons ages 12-18 to focus on virtue and integrity. The evening included a panel of speakers, hor d’ouevres and a dance. Below are a few pictures from the event. Check out our Facebook page for more

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